Like many people, I have long wondered about the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMO). They have become so ubiquitous that they account for about 80 per cent of the corn grown in the United States.
Yet, we know almost nothing about what damage might ensue if the transplanted genes spread through global ecosystems.
How can so many smart people, including many scientists, be so sure that there is nothing to worry about?
Judging from a new paper by several researchers from New York University, including The Black Swan author Nassim Taleb, they cannot and should not.
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